CEU Creations was founded in 2010 by social worker Anne McSweeney to meet the need for affordable and engaging CE trainings for helping professionals. Our unique business model connects valuable resources with these helping professionals, thus allowing us to keep costs low for our attendees. Using unconventional and innovative approaches to learning, our trainings are true experiences with informative and fun content.
As a proud family-owned business, CEU Creations is a labor of love for our family. Anne's husband Steve joined the company in 2017 to manage operations and IT/AV needs, and their two daughters Caitlyn and Lia literally grew up in the business and have helped in various ways throughout the years. Caitlyn currently works full-time with CEU Creations helping with event logistics, and Lia assists with computer coding, adding events to our website, and helping with technical aspects.
Anne McSweeney, LCSW
Founder/Owner and Educational Director
Anne McSweeney, LCSW, President of CEU Creations has a diverse background in medical social work, education, and community relations. With a social work career that spans over two decades, she has been planning continuing education trainings for over 17 years. Anne founded CEU Creations in 2010 to transform the CE landscape! Her goal is to provide innovative trainings that keep the learner engaged, connect the learner with community resources/companies (which in turn, allows for the CEs to be more affordable) and ultimately change best practices and outcomes.
Prior to founding CEU Creations, she practiced medical social work for over 8 years – working primarily with the geriatric population in home health, hospice, and dialysis. In 2015, she was appointed to the Fulton County Commission on Elderly Affairs where she served for 5 years as an advocate for seniors in Fulton County. She has served on the boards of The Aimee Copeland Foundation, The Atlanta Senior Care Network Niche and Ageless Interaction. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family – including her husband, 2 adult daughters and 2 adorable pups - reading and college football!
Operations, IT Manager and Co-Owner
Steve has been part of the CEU Creations since its inception – initially working behind the scenes as needed. He joined the team full-time in 2017 to help build our online CE platform and manage the team operations. Steve brings over 20 years of IT/management experience to the team, working in the past for Home Depot and Verizon Wireless. Besides his work with CEU Creations, he is currently also working as IT Manager with MapHabit, a company that provides a unique technology for seniors.
Steve graduated from the University of Georgia with a dual degree in Computer Science and History. In his spare time, he enjoys watching college football, working on projects around the house, and spending time with family and friends. He resides in Alpharetta with his wife and two daughters.
Theresa joined CEU Creations in May 2019, and she is responsible for the logistics of our in-person and live stream events. She began her career with the Community Bankers Association of Georgia, where she was responsible for planning full-day seminars, retreats, and conventions. From there, she moved to Orange County Medical Society in Florida, where she worked her way up to Interim Director. She went into teaching after having children and taught preschool for seven years.
She lives in Cumming, Georgia with her husband Nick and their two daughters. In her spare time, she enjoys soccer, watching her kids play sports, spending time with her family, and being the Booster Club President/Team Manager for the high school cross country and track teams.
Client Relations Manager
Patty joined CEU Creations in January 2020 to assist with customer relations and helping with our live events. She handles most of our customer relations and assists with any needs they have from registering for events, helping with live streams, general questions, or any specific needs they might have. Patty has over 34 years in customer service, sales and marketing. Over the past eight years, she also worked with a health company facilitating large group events.
She lives in Cumming, Georgia with her husband, Tim, and their two children. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and exercising each morning with her dogs. As a five-year survivor of breast cancer, she also sews breast cancer pillows to donate to women having surgery for breast cancer.
Jessica is a licensed social worker with over ten years of experience working in different systems. Jessica has a strong passion for teaching, training, and professional development. She also has a strong background around creating trauma informed systems, social emotional behavioral health and the implementation of community and individual support systems.Jessica has created and facilitated many professional development trainings throughout her career. Jessica’s role at CEU Creations includes developing curriculum, working with licensure boards, and presenting at various CE trainings. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in organizational management and sociology from Ashford University. She received her Master’s in Social Work from University of Iowa and her Doctoral degree in Social Work from Capella University. Jessica is a licensed Social Worker through the state of Iowa. Jessica currently lives in Iowa with her husband, four children, two dogs, and cat. Any spare moment that Jessica has is usually spent running or reading.
Lisa Mueller began working with as a Consultant with CEU Creations in 2019 helping with event logistics, facilitating in-person trainings and assisting with client relations.
Lisa received her BA in Psychology from Emory University. With a background in both corporate training and public education, Lisa provides integral skills to help the team remain organized and efficient.
Lisa has enjoyed interacting with our participants and sponsors at in-person trainings and is excited to support our clients with livestream events as well.
Lisa resides in Milton, GA with her husband, Martin. They have two adult children and one Golden doodle. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, reading, watching professional soccer, and Clemson football.
Lia McSweeney is a 1st year studying Aerospace Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. She spends her time being a Georgia Tech Cheerleader and involved in Phi Mu. She cheers at football, basketball and volleyball games while also doing competitive cheer. She is also on the sisterhood and public relations committee in Phi Mu. She has grown up with CEU Creations and has assisted throughout the years with administrative and website tasks. Currently, Lia assists with adding and updating events to our website by doing back-end computer coding. In addition, she helps with some of the technical pieces for the required post-event follow-up.
Client Relations Assistant and Social Media
Jess joined CEU Creations in May, 2022. In her role as Client Relations Assistant, she assists with customer service, social media and other administrative duties. In addition, she is learning some coding and software development to assist with the website and other technologies. She brings with her 20 years of experience in customer service in different industries as well as experience across multiple software platforms.
She lives in Muskegon, Michigan with her husband and their 6-year-old daughter. They have 3 dogs and a tailless cat. She loves everything related to Lord of the Rings, reading, and playing games including D&D.